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Drivetime Tuesday 5 February 2013

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Drivetime

Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

McAleese Report on Magdalene Laundries published

McAleese Report on Magdalene Laundries published

Fergal Keane outlines the findings of the McAleese Report into state involvement with the Magdalene Laundries between 1922 and 1996

Horsemeat latest - Martin McAdam identified

Horsemeat latest - Martin McAdam identified

Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the latest development in the horsemeat contamination scandal and names Martin McAdam as a meat trader who unwittingly provided several companies with Polish product contaminated with horse DNA

Magdalene Laundries - a historical perspective

Magdalene Laundries - a historical perspective

Prof Diarmaid Ferriter looks at the role the laundries played in Irish society, politics and culture

Personal Testimonies from inside the Magdalene Laundries

Personal Testimonies from inside the Magdalene Laundries

Brian Lally hears the stories of women sent to the laundries and gets their reaction to the McAleese Report

The Promissory Note - How likely is a default?

The Promissory Note - How likely is a default?

Professor of Economics at NUI Galway, John McHale on negotiations for our promissory note payment of 3.1 Billion Euro due at the end of March.

Magdalene Report - Sally Mulready

Magdalene Report - Sally Mulready

Cllr Sally Mulready of the Irish Women's Survivors Network reacts to the McAleese Report into the Magdalene Laundries

Magdalene Report - James Smith

Magdalene Report - James Smith

Prof James Smith of Justice for Magdalene group and author of "Ireland's Magdalene Laundries and the Nation's Architecture of Containment" reacts to the McAleese Report

Programme Highlights

Syrian Refugees

The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .

Hen and Stag Parties

Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon

Hen and Stag Parties

Hen and Stag Parties in Carlingford Della Kilroy brought us this report

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